Singles Holidays to Egypt

Anyone who appreciates culture, antiquities and a sense of wonder will find themselves in Egypt sooner or later. And of course, millions of people visit Egypt every year and never set eyes on a pyramid or a mummy – Sharm el-Sheikh is the tourism success story of the past twenty years, where sun-lovers go to soak up the relaxed atmosphere and dip their toes in the lapping Red Sea.But if the only thing that’s stopping you is someone to go with, your wait is over – you can go with Solitair!

Sharm el-Sheikh lies at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, and rivals anything the Mediterranean can offer in terms of entertainment, atmosphere and warm, bright sunlight. The place manages to blend the fine culture of the Egyptians with a real vibrant sense of modernity, a mixture that makes it such a draw.

If you want to see the most of this wondrous nation, why not take a Nile river cruise? That way you’ll see a host of villages and cities (and stop off at a few), plus surprisingly fertile landscapes whilst living in the luxury of the boat, with its own delights to while away the long days.

A country steeped in a rich history dating, Egypt possesses a varied landscape made up of vast expanses of deserts, a coastline which stretches on both the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea and a number of mountain ranges, which all contribute to a complex weather system from dry heat to snow.   

However don’t let this put you off, to the typical traveller expect to enjoy hot and sunny summers with limited if any rainfall during the months of June, July and August. Winters remain mild, so no need to pack thermals or a scarf, temperatures range between 20 to 26 degrees Celsius. This time of year is often heralded as the best time to visit, as it’s the perfect temperature for comfortably taking in the pyramids and ancient wonders of the Pharaohs.

The capital of Cairo enjoys long hot summers with temperatures hovering around the 30 degrees Celsius mark, with winters generally staying around 20 degrees Celsius, but can be known to dip to around 9 degrees Celsius.

On the East coast, the famous resorts of Sharm el Sheikh and those close to the Red Sea are famed for their long hot, dry summers with endless hours of sunshine and blue skies, coupled with the warm sea. Temperatures are known to reach 40 degrees Celcius, rainful is low and winters are extremely mild making and all round holiday destination loved by travellers who are looking for some sunshine.

As you’d expect from the desert, temperatures sear to highs of 40 degrees Celsius during the summer months, however expect cooler temperatures at night, especially at higher elevation, with even cooler more hospitable temperatures during the winter months. 

Egypt - Nile Cruise

Departures from 01 Mar 2017
9.3 Excellent
From £949
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